The Resource The man who saved the whooping crane : the Robert Porter Allen story, Kathleen Kaska

The man who saved the whooping crane : the Robert Porter Allen story, Kathleen Kaska

Label
The man who saved the whooping crane : the Robert Porter Allen story
Title
The man who saved the whooping crane
Title remainder
the Robert Porter Allen story
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Kaska
Title variation
Robert Porter Allen story
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A chronicle of the efforts of Robert Allen Porter, an ornithologist with the National Audubon Society, to find the only remaining whooping crane nesting site in North America in an effort to save the nearly extincted species
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
FUG/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kaska, Kathleen
Dewey number
639.9/7832
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL696.G84
LC item number
K384 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Allen, Robert Porter
  • Whooping crane
  • Cranes (Birds)
  • Wetland birds
  • Cranes (Birds)
Label
The man who saved the whooping crane : the Robert Porter Allen story, Kathleen Kaska
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-228) and index
Contents
Part I: The making of an ornithologist, 1905-1946: 1. By some strange miracle -- 2. The decision -- 3. The clang of a bell -- Part II: Somewhere up north, 1947-1950: 4. Things of value -- 5. Unforgettable days -- 6. Small families -- 7. Vanished -- 8. The story of Rusty -- Part III: The hunt, 1951-1963: 9. A sudden change of plans -- 10. A different kind of revolution -- 11. Empty nest -- 12. Cards on the table -- 13. They came through the twilight -- 14. The Bob Allen Keys
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 234 p.
Isbn
9780813040240
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012009838
Other control number
40021249320
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)777602106
  • 594654
  • (OCoLC)ocn777602106
  • 594654
Label
The man who saved the whooping crane : the Robert Porter Allen story, Kathleen Kaska
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-228) and index
Contents
Part I: The making of an ornithologist, 1905-1946: 1. By some strange miracle -- 2. The decision -- 3. The clang of a bell -- Part II: Somewhere up north, 1947-1950: 4. Things of value -- 5. Unforgettable days -- 6. Small families -- 7. Vanished -- 8. The story of Rusty -- Part III: The hunt, 1951-1963: 9. A sudden change of plans -- 10. A different kind of revolution -- 11. Empty nest -- 12. Cards on the table -- 13. They came through the twilight -- 14. The Bob Allen Keys
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 234 p.
Isbn
9780813040240
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012009838
Other control number
40021249320
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)777602106
  • 594654
  • (OCoLC)ocn777602106
  • 594654

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